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CEO, Vidder, Inc.
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Mark Hoover is the CEO of Vidder, Inc. He leads the startup to address a fundamental problem: IT security organizations are becoming increasingly less secure, despite increasing spending on security. As a 30-year industry veteran having mostly developed or marketed networking products at AT&T Bell Labs, SynOptics/Bay Networks, and over 100 companies as a product strategist at Acuitive, Mark has a unique perspective. The same openness, visibility, and automated processes that have made TCP/IP networks hugely scalable are also the root cause of most network-centric security woes. At Vidder, Mark's mission is to bring to market a new security framework that strengthens security without impeding user productivity - one solution to reduce enterprise risk for traditional IT while achieving agility with security in the new enterprise shaped by public cloud services, SaaS, BYOD, and IoT.

Articles by Mark Hoover
Why CISOs Need a Security Reality Check
Joel Fulton, Chief Information Security Officer for Splunk,  6/13/2018
Cisco Talos Summit: Network Defenders Not Serious Enough About Attacks
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading,  6/13/2018
Meet 'Bro': The Best-Kept Secret of Network Security
Greg Bell, CEO, Corelight,  6/14/2018
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CVE-2018-12294
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-19
WebCore/platform/graphics/texmap/TextureMapperLayer.cpp in WebKit, as used in WebKitGTK+ prior to version 2.20.2, is vulnerable to a use after free for a WebCore::TextureMapperLayer object.
CVE-2018-12519
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-19
An issue was discovered in ShopNx through 2017-11-17. The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to upload any malicious file to a Node.js application. An attacker can upload a malicious HTML file that contains a JavaScript payload to steal a user's credentials.
CVE-2018-12588
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-19
Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in templates/frontend/pages/searchResults.tpl in Public Knowledge Project (PKP) Open Monograph Press (OMP) v1.2.0 through 3.1.1-1 before 3.1.1-2 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the catalog.noTitlesSearch parameter (aka the S...
CVE-2018-10811
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-19
strongSwan 5.6.0 and older allows Remote Denial of Service because of Missing Initialization of a Variable.
CVE-2018-10945
PUBLISHED: 2018-06-19
The mg_handle_cgi function in mongoose.c in Mongoose 6.11 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read and application crash, or NULL pointer dereference) via an HTTP request, related to the mbuf_insert function.